Alexander Hamilton

#65
Most Influential Person

American founding father and statesman

Why Is Alexander Hamilton Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Alexander Hamilton was an American revolutionary, statesman and Founding Father of the United States. Hamilton was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, the founder of the Federalist Party, as well as a founder of the nation's financial system, the United States Coast Guard, and the New York Post newspaper. As the first secretary of the treasury, Hamilton was the main author of the economic policies of the administration of President George Washington. He took the lead in the federal government's funding of the states' American Revolutionary War debts, as well as establishing the nation's first two de facto central banks , a system of tariffs, and friendly trade relations with Britain. His vision included a strong central government led by a vigorous executive branch, a strong commercial economy, support for manufacturing, and a strong national defense.

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What Are Alexander Hamilton's Academic Contributions?

Alexander Hamilton is most known for their academic work in the field of law. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of business, economics, literature, and philosophy.

Alexander Hamilton has made the following academic contributions:

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